Chevrolet should use rates in eight marches Corvette Stingray 2016

Chevrolet should use rates in eight marches Corvette Stingray 2016

Chevrolet will only work on the use of an automatic exchange eight gears in the model 2016 Corvette Stingray. The information was revealed by Tadge Juetcher, chief engineer of the sport, the Auto Guide site.

Until then, the automaker will be the focus of development of the Z06 version of the Corvette officially displayed at the beginning of the month during the Detroit show. Anyway, the new eight-speed transmission, while at the Stingray, should provide improvements in performance and fuel consumption, and reduced emissions.

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